Dr. Holly Cook has provided gentle, compassionate pediatric dental care to patients in Louisiana for more than a decade. Her focus is on promoting healthy teeth for a lifetime, and ensuring that children grow up feeling comfortable in the dental setting. It makes her day when a child says, “I love the dentist!”
Education and Continuing Education
Dr. Cook received her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. Her passion for helping children kept her in New Orleans at LSU School of Dentistry for an additional two years, where she completed her pediatric residency in affiliation with Children’s Hospital of New Orleans, LA. She received training in anesthesia, treatment of medically and physically compromised patients, orthodontics, and growth and development of children.
Although Dr. Cook’s education in dentistry provided her with a strong foundation of knowledge and experience, she regularly participates in continuing education to stay current on the latest technology and dental treatments. It is her firm belief that her patients deserve the best, and through continuing education she is able to provide more options and better results.
Dr. Cook is a member of several professional associations that provide her with opportunities for continuing education:
- American Academy of Pediatric Dentists
- American Dental Association
- Louisiana Dental Association
- Southwestern Society of Pediatric Dentistry
- American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
Outside the Office
Dr. Cook is originally from Minden, and she has lived in Shreveport for the past seven years. She and her husband Matthew have two daughters, Hannah and Joni. Dr. Cook is passionate about spending time with her family, and enjoys cooking, gardening, and going to the beach in her free time.
Dr. Cook is an active member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, where she teaches Sunday school and recently served on the financial committee. She also sponsors various organizations, including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and Shriners Hospital for Children. Dr. Cook wishes to promote the city of Shreveport so it can continue to grow as a great city with much to offer.